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in raising stand your ground defenses than whites are. there's another point that needs to be made, and that is the ambiguity. it's -- one type of ambiguity was discussed, but there's the ambiguity having to face the person who is agenting in self-defense. what's the appropriate amount to retreat when they have to defend themselves, and the issue here might be who do we want to make, have to make deal with that ambiguity. when somebody's facing very quick decisions that they have to make in terms of life and death. do we want to make them bear the burden to fry to figure out if at that time how far they are going to retreat, and then make them realize they maybe second guessed as i have an appendix showing the number of cases where they were second guessed. in cases where legislators and others thought second guessing was wrong that so they make it somebody needs to act in self-defense is stopped from doing so thus endangering the safety of themselves or their family members that are there. finally, mr. labahn talking about being able to go and have your stand your ground law apply
of the nsa, keith alexander, testified before congress and their defense was clear and aggressive. >> do you believe that the allies have conducted or at any time, any type of espionage activity against the united states of america, our intelligence services, our leaders or otherwise? >> absolutely. >> there has not been a mass casualty in the u.s. since 2001. that's not by luck. they continue to tray. it is the great members in the intelligence community, our military, our law enforcement that have stood up and said, this is our job. >> defending themselves with passion and conviction which up to this point we hadn't seen much of in material of defense. jim shuuto watching today. what were the revelations at the hearing? >> you got the sense that they were just waiting to have the chance to push back like this. and they pushed back very strong. first on spying. both clapper and alexander saying that our allies spy on us, including on our leaders. that in fact the intelligence services in europe do so to an extent that maybe the elected leaders in europe are not aware of. and they made the a
calls there. once again the white house is on the defensive about perhaps which have caused a rift with its alleys. this starts our coverage. >> another day, another embarrassment, another american ambassador simmondsed to see angry european -- sum oned to see angry utep officials. >> the newspaper on monday revealed large scale american intelligence gathering in spain. as many as 60 million phone alls scooped up in one month alone. they met congressional leaders in washington to discuss the surveillance. >> many of my colleagues are angry and disturbed that friends are spying are friend. you have to register the anger of my german colleagues and others who don't feel that should be the case. >> the revelations keep coming, and they are acutely embarrassing for washington. there is already a review of the way in which intelligence my be gathered. but the administration is quick to defend the need for large-scale intelligence gathering. >> the work that is being done here saves lives and protects the united states and protects our allies. and protects americans stationed in very dan
this defense. >> this is not information we collected on european citizens. it represents information that we and our nato allies have collected in defense of our country, and in support of military operations. >> for the last several month, documents that the whistleblower edward snowden leaked showed a dragnet beyond france and spain. it's failed to become a major issue in washington. the bugging of angela merkel's phone received attention because the strategic implications of being caught. the focus worries a visiting delegation of european parliament airians investigating the scale of the u.s. program. >> spying on friends, not just on leaders, on citizens. >> tuesday's hearing was primarily about the u.s.'s domestic surveillance operations with james clapper and keith alexander key to restrict changes to variability of collecting data of u.s. citizens. >> more to come on al jazeera. coming home to start again. we are in the philippines town of zamboanga, where the standoff destroyed the homes of 10,000 families. and women out of work in iran. we look at the underrepresentation in the cou
pushing for defense cuts. you would say anathema for democrat -- >> or for republicans to support some of those. >> that's come with no political consequences. what's difficult for obama, he agrees with a very large percentage of these policies which he wants to legitimate and continue an enshrine. i think it's hard for him to publicly make the case for legislation that would curb some of these excesses. >> ezra. >> i think it's interesting in underlying politics. one, we're having huge defense cuts right now. one of the great political misjudgments in the last few years was believing it's the old party with defense spending. the rand paul wing in power quicker than they realized. it's much more comfortable among republicans with defense cuts. not total. you are seeing a ripping through of that budget. one of the things unsettled in addition to what frank said about exposes and technological challenges. technological challenges. on the one hand you're having rapid evolution in the republican party about what they think about national security consensus they had had four or five, six ye
more defensive in her responses, rather than yesterday. yesterday was the apology, today, what they're doing to fix it. >> we're hearing a lot in the last few days about americans receiving notices that they will not be renewed next year for their health care insurance. can we expect specifics today from secretary sebelius? >> not quite sure how many specifics we're going to get beyond yesterday. they're trying to explain the difference between president obama saying if you have health insurance, you'll be ail to keep it. in fact, some people are being thrown off the roles. they will explain that there was some fine print there, which basically meant if your health insurance plan changed after the health care law took effect, then it was possible that you would not be able to continue to keep that, but if it was the same before the health care law took effect, then you can keep it. obviously, it's very confusing and it's not exactly in line with what the president said. that's a huge contribution that the white house and see bellous are going to have a hard time explaining. >> we'll
defense. legal panel weighs in coming up. t or more on car insurance. everybody knows that. well, did you know that when a tree falls in the forest and no one's around, it does make a sound? ohhh...ohhh...oh boy! i'm falling. everybody look out! ahhhhh...ugh. little help here. geico. fifteen minutes could save you...well, you know. anybody? jip breaking news on top headlines and brand new stories you'll only see here. new problems for the obamacare website as the white house braces for more hearings on just what went wrong. we'll go live to the pentagon on a disturbing new report to find iran may be much closer to producing a nuclear weapon than anyone thought. and this man said he was just trying to help police nab a suspected rapist when he shot the fugitive dead. our legal panel on the slew of charges he now faces. it's all "happening now." jon: thanks for joining us for the second hour of "happening now." jenna: and happening now, a white house in damage control as the hits from fugitive leaker edward snowden continue to keep on coming. just as the white house is fending off reports t
information that we and our nato allies have collected in defense of our countries. >> media reports say the nsa tapped german chancellor angela merkel's cell phone and monitored the communications of other foreign leaders. the reporters based their stories on information provided by former u.s. intelligence contractor edward snowden. the spying allegations have forced officials in the white house to promise changes to how they gather information. >>> u.s. forces are trying to break up a group of militants in east africa linked to al qaeda. they've killed two members of al shabaab in a drone strike. the militant group is based in southern somalia. interior ministry officials there said two of its members
the president should stop apologizing, stop being defensive. the reality the nsa saved thousands of lives, not only in the cites, france, germany, throughout europe. >> reporter: the wall street journal -- after a white house review uncovered the operation this summer. suzanne mcguinness, cbs news, washington. >>> "the american journalist first reported secret documents given to him by edward snowedden tweeted the guardian newspaper will publish a new spying revelation today. >>> developing news in southern england. at least two people died in a powerful storm hammering region. winds up to 99 miles per hour knocked out power to more than 220,000 people. heath row airport refusing the number of flights today because of that severe weather. >>> time now is 6:09. michael jackson's former doctor a free man. the state law that let conrad murray out of jail. >>> reopening day on new york's ellis island a year after super storm sandy -- >>> the big typo that took the field during yesterday's game. >>> high-def doppler showing light rain falling over the santa cruz mountains. for more on this, p
. it represents information that we and our nato allies have collected in defense of our countries and in support of military operations. >> and so let me just ask you this, as you study the networks of the world, and let's just talk about the european union for a second, if i may. is it possible for chinese intelligence services military or otherwise to use networks that you would find in any nation states in the european union. >> . >> computer networks inside the european union for what they are up to. >> absolutely. >> whow about al quaida, could they use, is it possible for them to use the networks found in the european union to conduct planning operations or execution of operations? >> could. absolutely. >> and would bit in the purview of the national security agency to try to prevent those activities especially if it went through the european union and maybe even targeted at the united states or one of our allies. >> it is chairman, and it is something that we share with our allies. >> so you would collect information in those cases and share it with our allies in a way that was appropriat
wendy davis was shot and killed in florida last year by a man citing the law in his defense. >> the person that shot and killed my son is walking the streets today. and this law does not work. >> sabrina fulton is the mother of trayvon martin, he was shot and killed by george zimmerman. the case made headlines and put the law in the national spotlight. george zimmerman did not sues stand-your-ground as his defense, claiming self-defence. the judge cited an aspect of stand-your-ground during jury instructions. the overlapping elements of stand-your-ground and self-defence can be confusing, with self-defence you would go to trial to convince a judge or jury. with stand-your-ground, it's a motion considered even before trial. >> i was justified in killing this person because it was kill or be killed. >> if the judge agrees with you, there is no trial. >> in washington lawmakers are looking at all sides of this argument - hearing from supporters of the law. >> they protect law-abiding citizens leaving a place where they are allowed to be >> reporter: is there anything congress
of the nsa offered this defense. >> this is not information we collected on european citizens. it represents information that we, and our nato allies, have collected in defense of our country, and in support of military operations. >> but for the last several months, documents the whistle blower edward snowden leaked showed a global dragnet behind france and spain and it failed to become a major your issue in washington. the bugging of angela merkel's phone received attention because of the strategic implications of being caught. it worries a european delegation of parliament airians investigate ght the scale of the program. >> spying on friends, not just leaders, citizens. >> tuesday's hearing was about the u.s.'s domestic surveillance operations with james clapper and keith alexander key to restrict legislative changes to collect the phone call data of u.s. citizens. >> you are watching al jazeera newshour. still to come - mineral rich, but mired in chaos. the security crisis in the central african republic. and we visit a shelter for teenage mothers in kenya, who have been abandoned by th
on european citizens. it represents information that we and our nato allies have collected in defense of our countries and in support of military operations. >> reporter: our european allies still not satisfied with this defense. i met last night with the vice president of the european parliament who said a serious trust deficit remains and that deficit is likely to have consequences, including on a major trade agreement the two sides are discussing right now. kate and chris, you have a german delegation visiting the white house. the issue that seems to spark the most anger for the european side is not just that spying take place but it went right up to the leaders such as angela merkel. that's the issue that sparks the most anger. >> all right, jim, thank you so much. interesting, though. mike rogers always says, that's why the president has to have an encrypted blackberry and cell phone. everyone is trying to spy on president obama as well. >> we don't know how much the politics is masking the practicalities these days. >> good one. >>> another storm, not of the political nature, a real on
the cuts of safety michael huff, and defensive end marcus spears. both free agents signed in the off season. they will be replaced by two practice squad players. and remember, you can see the game against the browns, sunday afternoon, live at 4:15, here on wjz. >>> an update now on the lion cubs born at the maryland zoo in baltimore earlier this month. the cubs are now 26 days old. and their eyes are completely open. they are growing quickly. they're slowing interest in playing with each other. that's a good developmental sign, rather than, you know, being mean to each other. >> yeah. we don't want to see that, right? >> you know, siblings. >>> in a few weeks, the zoo will seek the public's help, naming those cubs. you know what? we could just roll that footage for the next 50 minutes. >> i think people would be happy with it. >> our ratings would go through the roof. they are so cute. my goal is to hold one of them, kai. as a follow-up to when i went out there when they were first born. >> maybe that's your next story when you go out there. >> they're never going to let me. i know it. i'll
of the defense. >> there has been another setback t. website's data center crashed sunday. it brought enrollment in all 50 states to a screeching halt. athena jones is following the development for us from the white house. >> reporter: good morning, chris. this is more bad news when it comes to obama care. the man in charges of fixing the job website says it will be running smoothly by the end of to have. this is another major meltdown raising questions about that. another major stumble for the problem riddled website >> it's better today than it was on october 1st. it's a long way from perfect. >> visitors applied sunday and couldn't apply for health care coverage. the vendor for verizon, quote, experienced a failure in a networking component. >> that service connected to the irs and other databases. the company says they're working to fix the problem. >> what you are seeing here is a gap in innovation and a gap in execution. >> reporter: maked with heck technical issue, ridiculed on late night tv. >> the site was only designed to handle six users a
casualties. one was intercepted by a missile defense system. the other fell into open ground. no casualties reported. the israelis did strike back as i say launching the air strikes a few hours ago hitting concealed rocket launching sites inside the gaza strip. palestinian officials say that -- confirmed the air strikes took place but say there were no injuries either. now, it's been very quiet in the gaza trip the last several months particularly because a peace process backed by the secretary of state of the united states in general under way between the israelis and palestinians and not clear if the rocket attacks were launched in that. they were release another 26 palestinian prisoners held in israeli jails as a confidence measure to try to promote the peace process. >> matthew, nearly a year since the cease-fire deal was struck but the last few weeks it seems to have entered a new phase with israeli destroying a smuggling tunnel into gaza. are there fears that these air strikes and the missile launches over the last day could escalate into a new really hot conflict between the two side
should stop apologizing, stop being defensive. the reality is the nsa has saved thousands of lives, not just in the united states but also in france and germany and throughout europe. and we're not doing this for the fun of it. this is to gather valuable intelligence which helps not just us but also helps the europeans. >> so, mark, we have allies that are upset with us, germany, france, mexico, brazil and spain. but the reality is that we're all doing this. >> i'd like putin to be angry with us, okay. i'd like to know that the north koreans are angry with us more than our allies but let's say what peter king just said. peter king is mixing apples and oranges. i agree with him, nsa spying that protects our national security is critical. but he is lumping in this what i would call gratuitous spying on our leaders that could have enormous consequences for our national security. >> what if this is just trust but verify? >> listen, in the end trust but verify comes down to a very simple proposition. they all knew that we're spying. they do it, everybody does it. but the fact of the mat
as the defense starts presenting its case in the sean taylor murder trial. >> plus he broke the color line at university of maryland and paved the way for african americans on the football field in the south. we'll celebrate the legacy of darrell hill in a couple minutes. >> you're watching wusa9 news at 5:00 coming to you live from broadcast house in northwest d.c. thanks for being here with and i sponsored this ad. candidate for attorney general, if you think ken cuccinelli would take virginia in the wrong direction, wait til you meet his attorney general candidate senator obenshain. like cuccinelli, obenshain believes politicians should dictate our most personal decisions they cosponsored a bill together to ban the birth control pill; and outlaw abortion, even in cases of rape and incest. cuccinelli and obenshain: together - a dangerously wrong turn for virginia >>> darrell is a trailblazer but not only for this university but for people like me. i couldn't think that i would be at atmosphere -- don't think that i would be the athletic director at university of maryland today if it wasn
, this is a big deal, we thought we worked out a compromise, nsa threw a couple defensive tools into the blackberry. now he uses his blackberry. let me give you the backdrop to that story, joe, mika. the most powerful man on earth, the most powerful man in the most powerful nation on earth was just told that his communications were susceptible to intercept by dozens of foreign embassies inside his own national capitol. we didn't render garments. we didn't protest. we realized. that's the way things are. >> you aren't shocked by angela merkel's phone being monitored? >> no. >> is this like the new tie tony blair was going to we're before he left his house? >> general can i ask you a question, is it surprising to you, does it raise questions when the president of the united states says he wasn't aware after this kind of under surveillance and monitoring was under way? should the president know or not know? what is your impression of that? >> i am kind of in the same place that senator colins was. you would have thought he would have known. on the other hand, i can imagine circumst
create a food seal defense for a clean mouth and kills bacteria for fresh breath. ♪ fixodent, and forget it. >>> there's something wrong. you know, with tilikum. there's something wrong, and that's -- when you have a relationship with an animal and you understand that he's killing not to be a savage. he's not killing just because he's crazy. he's not killing because he doesn't know what he's doing. he's killing because he's frustrated and he's got aggravations and he doesn't know how to -- he has no outlet for it. >> now tilikum is spending a great deal of time by himself and basically floating lifeless in a pool. >> three hours now and he hasn't moved. >> they try to sugar coat it by saying he comes out in the front pool every once in awhile. now he's doing shows. you know what he does in his show? he does a few bows and then he goes back into his little jail cell. that's his life. >> i feel sad for tilikum. a regal thing like him swimming around the tank with his fin flopped over like that compared to a wild bull killer whale that size. one of the most kinetic and dynamic things you ca
apologizing and stop being defensive. the nsa has saved thousands of lives not just in the united states but in france, germany, french want to talk, operations against the united states, the governing industry. in germany, the plot began that led to 9/11. iraq, north korea, we are not doing it for the fun of it. it is together valuable intelligence that helps not just us, but the europeans. >> congressman king points in that statement to the french in the past doing spying of their own. executives being told the conversations might be bugged. >> in january or february, the first one was china. we have capacities with active protection against cyber threats. there is a huge difference with that and the government. to invest more than 4 million euros for protections as well as active protections. on top of that, we see a lot of cybersecurity about to train a lot of french people. >> there are a little bit of crocodile tears on the part of the french? >> probably a little on the highest levels of government. you have american officials more in the know saying, trust us. we have saved you f
traction again today. that appears to be their defense against the health care debacle did dennis: she said sorry but didn't really mean it. what led to the disaster that is obamacare? secrecy. this according to our next guest, a reporter for tech crunch joining us now. you had a nice line in a column you referred to in "the daily beast." the president's signature bill is a culture of authoritarianism, cronyism and secrecy. >> secrecy is destroying obamacare. he refuses to let the public participate in the website. dennis: how so? >> there are three major aspects to secrecy destroying the website. first of all big government contractors are really the only ones who have access to even build the website in the first place. so it favors companies who have put more money into lawyers and lobbyists than programs. dennis: instead of hiring amazon or something. go ahead. >> the second part is it is pretty standard practice in the tech industry to solicit the best ideas from the rest of the world and bring those ideas in. dennis: open source movement. and this is not open source. >> no, no, no. cg
, the president's i didn't know defense, was he really in the dark about obama care's troubles and u.s. snooping on world leaders? there may be cause for concern, no matter what the answer is. >>> plus some desperate americans may be successful at signing up for obama care, about you they're not necessarily the people the administration need the most in order to make the system work. >>> one year later, many superstorm sandy survivors haven't been able to put the death and the destruction behind them. i'm wolf blitzer, you're in "the situation room". >>> right now, one of the -- is being asked of president obama, what did he know? and when did he know it? the senate intelligence committee chair de anifeinstein seems to be confirming records that the president was not aware about snooping on allied leaders until recently, this only days after the health secretary kathleen sebelius said the president didn't know about failures with the obama care website until it was launched. let's bring in jim acosta, who is watching all this unfold? what's the latest, jim? >> reporter: that's right, wolf, diann
virginia's leadership of the nation. so virginians are getting really defensive about these attacks on their morality because of their slavery. so they come out of the war thinking, the federal government is not really worth very much to his gun and what happens if it gets into the hand of these new englanders who engage in this rhetoric which virginians find to be insulting and reckless? and then in 1819, a new york republican congressman introduces our resolution do not admit the territory of missouri as the state unless it comes in with a constitution which provide for the gradual emancipation of all its slaves. and this leads to a blowup. and the status most accept about the missouri compromise, the state that is most adamant is virginia. so my reading of this is that the war of 1812 is a very important step along the way of virginians the citing that the whole union is something they don't entirely trust, and that they have to greater solidarity with their fellow southern states, solidarity that hadn't always been evident before the war of 1812. so i'm not arguing that it's in
she was hit last month. the defense is he swerved to avoid hitting a dog. >> subcommittee will talk about ways to improve safety communication between pg&e and city officials regarding pipelines after a pipeline was shut down in san carlos this month over safety concerns. officials say they first learned from the media, not pg&e, that flawed documents were used to wrongly declare the pipeline safe which was ordered shut down early this month but has been allowed to be reconnected to flow at a lower pressure legal. >> an armed robbery suspect shot by san francisco police is in serious condition this morning and the shooting happened after officers cornered him at mallorca streets at a bank of america a.t.m. after the suspect tried to grab a backpack from a man. police say he pistol-whipped the victim and ran off. officers found him he then turned gun on him. the victim left the scene and investigators tracked him down and questioned him. >> time to check with mike if you her the howling winds last night and this morning, let's see what they doing. >> calming down. they will return th
to israel defense force, hamas is responsible for that rocket fire. we'll keep watching this one as it develops. >>> singer chris brown waking up in jail cell yet again. this time police say he attacked a man outside a hotel in washington, d.c. over the weekend. the 24-year-old is still on probation for beating up rihanna -- remember this -- back in 2009. if he is found in violation of his probation agreement he could face four years behind bars. he'll face a judge this morning on felony assault charges. >>> this morning we're remembering rock and roll legend lou reed. ♪ ♪ >> that is a song he is best known for, a solo hit "walk on the wild side." he was born in brooklyn, new york. he was the lead singer for the vet vet underground -- velvet underground in the 1960's. a lot of musicians remembering him. steven tyler tweeting from masses to the masses you made the world sing. from lenny krav i tz, peace on the wild side. lou was 71 years old. i think every generation remembers that song. >> did a lot of music and a lot of living. >> it was his second liver. coming up straight
rockets were fired across the border, one of them israel by israel's iron domed defense system. there are no reports of injuries at this time. >>> 11 injured and 5 dead this morning in china's tiananmen square after a jeep plowed into a crowd and then burst into flames. according to reports the dead include the driver and two passengers. the crash, the cause of it is unclear. and the area is right now under heightened security. a powerful storm hammering southern england this morning, winds have gusts nearly 100 miles an hour, dozens of flights at london's heath row airport had been canceled and upwards of a quarter million homes have lost power in this storm, at least two people have been killed, one was a sleeping 17-year-old girl, >>> 102 days. that is the time that remains until the opening ceremonies at the winter games, and the russians are racing to get everything completed by the deadline. topping the to-do list, finish the stadium. there's also concern beyond the olympic village. will new hotels with ready for visitors? >> reporter: from a distance, this olympic path l
. >> so much has gone wrong for the cardinals from sloppy defense in game one to even last night when their playin plane gn late on the tarmac, with all that said, two reasons why the cardinals can get this done tonight. number one, a hit of history. this team is 8 and 1 when facing elimination games in the last nine times they've done that. and also pitcher michael wacha. overall he's four and owe with the e era of 1.00. with him on the mound they have a chance to win this game. >> now 40 games in the nba on wednesday. and the heat begin their new sin with the win over the chicago bulls. before the game got under way a new championship banner was unveiled, and the players showed off their new rings. derrick rose played for his first game since injury sidelined him in april 2012. he could only manage 20 points and the night instead showed lebron james who led the heat to their season opening win. five-time grand slam champion hingis. her boyfriend said that her mother hit him while she struck him. the police will decide on possible further action. >>> in cricket i, the u.s.a.yese bail
and intelligence speaking on "meet the press." >> stop apologizing, stopping defensive. the reality is, the nsa has saved thousands of lives, not just in the u.s. but in france and germany and throughout europe. the french are some to talk. they carried out spying operations on the u.s. as first germany, that is where the hamburg plot began which led to 9/11. they've had dealings with iran and iraq and north korea. we're not doing this for the fun of it. this is to gather valuable intelligence which helps not just us, but also europeans. >> that was commerce number peter king who may well be running for president of the u.s. glenn greenwald? our democratic, partisans at all embarrassed by the fact the most vocal proponents of the nsa spying program, aside from people like diane feinstein, are the very republicans who may be spent years to writing as these radicals and extremists, people like peter king or john boehner are michele bachmann, all of whom had very vigorously defended president obama's spying program -- does that give them any positive all about what the real value or purpose of these s
when he was a member of the house of representatives and then when he was defense secretary and then vice president of the united states. the relationship that ended on a really sour note, when he left office and bush left office. not just because of the that bush refused to give scooter libby that pardon. >> by that point, they had drifted apart in their view of what they should be doing in the white house. cheney was focused on protecting the country, and he saw bush focusing on diplomacy, shaving off the edges of the policies they had put in place. the auto bailout, gay rights, gun rights, donald rumsfeld. >> how is the relationship today? do you sense these two guys even talk to each other? >> i don't think they talk a lot. they have a very proper relationship. they respect each other, but they're not close. tay don't go hunting and fishing together. they were together at the library opening in april. he had gracious words for vice president cheney, but cheney was not part of the program. hao was not given a speaking pran. you saw how president bush is presenting his pre
.s. federal agency, including the army and the u.s. missile defense agency. we'll get a live report from pete williams on that story. >>> chris brown in court, charged with felony assault, for breaking a man's nose in washington, d.c. could it be a violation of his probation? all coming up on "news nation." which means it's never been easier to get a new passat, awarded j.d. power's most appealing midsize car, two years in a row. and right now you can drive one home for practically just your signature. get zero due at signing, zero down, zero deposit, and zero first month's payment on any new 2014 volkswagen. hurry, this offer ends october 31st. for details, visit today. i started part-time, now i'm a manager.n. my employer matches my charitable giving. really. i get bonuses even working part-time. where i work, over 400 people are promoted every day. healthcare starting under $40 a month. i got education benefits. i work at walmart. i'm a pharmacist. sales associate. i manage produce. i work in logistics. there's more to walmart than you think. vo: opportunity. that's the real
states to our conduct of foreign policy, to the defense matters, to economic matters. and i'm a strong supporter of it. >> do you think the snowden leaks have hurt america's ability to defend itself? >> i do. i think he's a traitor. i hope we can catch him at some point and that he receives the justice he deserves. >> and the full interview with dick cheney going to air this afternoon on the lead with jake tapper at 4:00 p.m. eastern. you're not going to want to miss that. also want to bring in christiane amanpour in the london news room talking about the nsa, the spying, of course, the aftermath of the allies really upset about this. one thing you said earlier today that really struck us here is that you said there was a deficit of good will among u.s. allies. and that's part of the reason why they are so so frustrated and angry right now. why is there a deficit of good will among our allies? >> well, it's interesting you just played that clip of former vice president cheney. let's go back to the cheney/bush years which april pex was all the angst and anger over the unite at the iraq
of trying to reach a settlement in cases like this? >> one is press defense. the duration of the abuse, severity of torment these people had to endure. >> that's essentially what they factor in in. >> did you think the school actually stood to lose more either in dollars and cents, prestige, by going to court if these cases had actually gone to court? >> no doubt. and also the amounts could have been far bigger. >> right. >> as we know. and it would have been protracted and, you know, it's remembering everything that happened too. it goes in to the news and it gets highlighted all over again. so certainly there is great value in to coming to a swift resolution. >> so if you are the university on a daylight today. we heard a statement from the president but if you are a university on this day with this kind of set thement for this number of victims, 26 young men in all. is this the first step -- no, no, is this the final step in put this is scandal behind the university or just the latest step in that process? >> this is the latest step in the process, they have implemented 115 differen
-filled emergency damn that might offer a layer of defense for the tunnel the next time. they're also considering this idea from west virginia university. an inflatable plug. in the meantime carpenters have he recognized this plywood wall at the low point where the water gushed in. but in the long run will plywood and inflatables an other small scale changes be enough to protect this metropolis. >> if you made this airtight and we did not allow the $66 million gallons of water that we pumped out to come into our system, where would that water be? it would be in the streets and if would be in the basements and on the first floors of all the buildings surrounding. it's got to be a really regional issue to decide how do you deal with something like that. >> in june new york mayor mike bloomberg released a $20 billion plan to make the city more resilient. it calls for several small barriers at strategic locations as well as plenty of new seawalls. but it does not support construction of massive storm surge barriers like they have built in places like the netherlands. building structures that expensiv
they should be doing. >> but he offered this defense. >> the national security operations generally have one purpose and that is to make sure that the american people are safe. >> reporter: whether listening in on the leaders of close allies saves lives, the white house didn't have an answer. although it reaffirmed it is reassessing such high level surveillance as part of its overall intelligence review. on the hill today, european lawmakers went head to head with congressional leaders on nsa spying. for the head of the discussion told me their discussion was frank. you had a very stern message to deliver. >> i think we had a very robust and strong message. this mass surveillance which has come through the allegations is something that is disturbing to european citizens. they feel very uneasy. they don't know why it's happening, why their strongest ally is doing it. >> reporter: and today they had more to talk about regarding spain when they collected data from 60 million phone calls in 30 days, leading to one more u.s. ambassador's summon to explain. european officials say that the surveill
against humanity in cambodia have presented their final defense of as the two-year trial comes to an end, both distance themselves from the deaths of as many as 2 million people during their rule in the 1970s, florence louie reports from the capital. >> reporter: the line started forming in the morning, not just survivors of the regime, but the younger generation for whom that period of cambodia's past is a few chapters in a history book. but all eager to here what former regime leaders had to say to defend themselves. also known was the first to speak, he denied the charges. and asked the court to acquit him. >> there is no evidence to prove that i did it. i didn't have any effective power or position to have a direct control over the forces. all local authorities. >> reporter: his statement provoked scorn and anger for those that lived under the regime's rule. >> he is a liar. he was a leader. how could he not have known what was happening? >> reporter: if survivors are hoping for an expression of contrition from the other accused, the former head of state, they didn't get it. he said
be doing. >> but he offered this defense. >> the national security operations generally have one purpose and that is to make sure that the american people are safe. >> reporter: whether listening in on the leaders of close allies saves lives, the white house didn't have an answer. although it reaffirmed it is reassessing such high level surveillance as part of its overall intelligence review. on the hill today, european lawmakers went head to head with congressional leaders on nsa spying. for the head of the discussion told me their discussion was frank. you had a very stern message to deliver. >> i think we had a very robust and strong message. this mass surveillance which has come through the allegations is something that is disturbing to european citizens. they feel very uneasy. they don't know why it's happening, why their strongest ally is doing it. >> reporter: and today they had more to talk about regarding spain when they collected data from 60 million phone calls in 30 days, leading to one more u.s. ambassador's summon to explain. european officials say that the surveillance in
what they knew, armstrong's big defense, his lawyer said the u.s. postal service should have known he was doping zblcht that's ridiculous. >> read the book. go out and get it. fascinating story. >> thank you for having us. >> "squawk box" has its own with -- >> we have our own doping story? >> lance armstrong on "squawk box." >> that's true. lance armstrong came onto do a self serving interview. and the unmitigated gall to ask him about doping, weeks later ran into him at a bar. lance armstrong came over and a costed him and wanted to get into it for asking that question. >> it was an intimidation thing. >> that was the height of it. >> can you imagine? you've got to be -- few screws loose. >>> stick around. "squawk box" is right back. [ male announcer ] at optionsxpress, our clients really appreciate our powerful, easy-to-use platform. no, thank you. we know you're always looking for the best fill price. and walk limit automatically tries to find it for you. just set your start and end price. and let it do its thing. wow, more fan mail. my uncle wanted to say thanks for idea hub. he
is interesting as you are starting to see a shift into the defensive sectors a lot of people are not paying attention to regardless of the fact the market has been strong. consumer staples up more than a percent. as well as telecom, but it is sort of interesting when stocks have gotten a little bit overbought. sure, all eyes will be on apple, and we will see if we can continue higher. dagen: thank you, mark newton at the new york stock exchange. connell: a basketball related story. the nba has teamed up with samsung for the tablets and monitors courtside. three-year, $100 million deal makes sense on the official provider of tvs and tablets for the league tomorrow night the nba season getting started, good technology. dagen: some 100 million to 400 million. the front stretch renovation project at the daytona speedway is now underway with steel installation beginning friday. part of the renovation project daytona is adding wider, more comfortable seats. having twice as many restrooms, always important for beer drinkers out there. three times as many concession stands and over six luxury suite
seahawks and defense dominated. russell wilson getting tossed around like a rag doll. rams racked up seven sacks on the night. wilson is like hello, can i please get some protection. wilson goes up top, makes an unbelievable grab. he starts hotdogging it, takes it 80 yards to the happy place. catch me if you can, seattle up 14-9. the rams had one last chance on fourth and goal. for the win, oh! i mate when that happens. seattle would go on to win it 14-9 to improve to 7-1, their best start in franchise history. overall, a rough night for the fans in st. louis. the cardinals and their rams, losers. >> one game. >> ross, thank you. >> coming up, one year after sandy slammed into the jersey shore, some not rebuilt. >> they blame an insurance loophole. >> like having car insurance and they don't cover anything below the windows, even if you're in a car accident. >> the provision keeping them from fixing their homes and what can be done to change everything. what happens when social media uncovers unheard, fascinating news stories? it drives discussion across america. >> share your story on tv
and our nato allies have collected in defense of our countries and in support of military operations. >> at another hearing, national sbel intelligence directors was asked about monitoring allies. he said american friends spy on the united states. >> some of this reminds me of the classic movie casablanca. there's gambling going on here. it's the same thing. >>> john miller is here. >> good morning. clapper used the same one i used monday. either we think a like or he's a viewer. >> which is it? >> in the name of full discloe disclosure disclosure, he was my old boss before this job. >> let's get to the point. we do it to them; they do it to us. is there something special aboutnyabout germany and chancellor merkel that makes them want to pay more attention to her? >> the answer is no. if you sit in the president's daily briefing, the hot items are terrorism nuclear prif ration. germany doesn't come up nor does merkel. there are times when there's a strategic issue that comes up where germany's position might be an issue. somewhere buried in the pdb there might be analys
have collected in defense of our countries and in support of military operations. >> at another hearing clapper was asked about allies. he said they monitored allies for decades and he said america's friends spy on the united states. >> some of this reminds me of a lot of the movie of "cass a playablanca "casablanca." my god, there's gambling going on here? that's the same thing. >> that's a pretty good line. >> either we think alike or he's a viewer. >> which is it? >> in the name of full disclosure, he was my old boss before this job. >> you think alike. they do it to them they do it to us. >> if you sit on the president's briefing every day, the hot button items are terrorism, nuclear prolive nation a lot about the situation in syria. germany doesn't come up, nor does merkel. there are times when a strategic issue comes up and somewhere buried in the ppb there might be intelligence. in that analysis it may say signals intelligence merkel is saying to supporters she's going go this way or germany may go that way. the president doesn't even know where th
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